cafe shrub take-away and space hire.

Land of Oak & Iron

Our wonderful café  shrub is continuing with the popular take-away service – with plenty of outdoor benches and shelter under our gazebo, you can enjoy your refreshments with a view across Derwenthaugh Park.  We have also introduced limited seating available indoors for café shrub customers (for when the weather is less than summery!), no need to book.

Our indoor café  seating area is now available to hire out as a multi purpose function space for groups throughout the week.  This dynamic space can be arranged in different layouts to suit your needs.  There are large windows allowing plenty of light, with beautiful views looking out onto Derwenthaugh Park.  We will also be using this area to host local heritage displays, workshops and events.

The room is available to hire for £15 per hour.  While you are using the space, you will receive a 10% discount in café. shrub.  If you are interested in using the café  space or would to book please do get in touch:  bailey.burrows@groundwork.org.uk  Telephone: 01207 524898

Our on site chef prepares fresh food every morning using local produce, including favourites such as vegan rolls, corned beef pasties, quiche, wraps, selection of salads, sandwiches and of course our popular freshly baked scones, brownies, lemon drizzle cake and Beckleberry’s ice cream.  Hot and cold drinks along with a small selection of alcoholic beverages are also available.

So please drop by for a delicious café shrub lunch or treat – find a nice secluded spot to have lunch al fresco in our green and wide open spaces.  Please use the bins in the courtyard or take any rubbish home with you to help keep our outdoor spaces beautiful and safe for wildlife.

The team have been working hard to ensure staff and customers are safe – when visiting.

Did you know ‘We’re Good to Go’?  This industry standard is a way of letting you know we have made necessary changes to our day-to-day workings, including enhanced cleaning, social distancing measures and staff training.

When visiting, please follow these procedures:

  • 2m distancing – in queues outside as well as inside.
  • 2 people at a time in the café area.
  • Card payments only.
  • Only one toilet will be open in the foyer area – one in one out basis.
  • Please use the hand sanitising stations at both entrances – to the toilet via main entrance and café/shop via café courtyard doors.